Consultation response - DfE - GCSE and A level 2016 reform

Read our response to the Department for Education's consultation on some of the reformed GCSEs and A levels to be introduced from September 2016.

Download the PDFs to read our full response, or a summary of our response, to the DfE consultation.

This consultation asked for views on proposed subject content for some of the reformed qualifications that will be introduced from September 2016.

The qualifications in question fall into two tranches:

  • Those GCSE and A level subjects where the content has been penned by awarding organisations in conjunction with the DfE, Ofqual, and assorted stakeholders: GCSE Art and Design, Dance, Computer Science, Music and Physical Education; A level Dance, Music and PE.

  • Those facilitating A level subjects where the content was drafted on the basis of ALCAB’s recommendations: A level MFL, Ancient Languages, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Geography.

The outcome of this consultation was published by the Department for Education on 18 December 2014.